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Safer Recruitment is a rigorous process at our school. Every child has a right to be safe and to feel safe in our school. Employing staff and working with volunteers who share that fundamental principle is essential. We ensure that references are always followed up prior to any employment.

“This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children and expects our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.” Mrs Summerfield - Head Teacher.

Harehills Primary School is proud to have been involved in training materials produced by the NSPCC on behalf of the Department of Education.

You can find out more about best practice in terms of Safer Recruitment on the NSPCC website.


Current Vacancies

Early Years Teaching Assistant

Salary - B1 Pt 4-6 £21968 Pro Rata
Employment type - Permanent
Hours - 32.5 (Term Time only)
Closing date -13th October 2023 at 12:00 pm

Job Description

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We are looking to appoint a highly motivated and experienced Teaching Assistant for Early Years. The successful candidate will support the teacher in providing a stimulating and quality learning experience which will enable all children to make outstanding progress. Effective communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a team would make you ideal for this role. The role is permanent following a successful 6-month probationary period.

In return we can offer you: 

  • The opportunity to be part of a successful school with enthusiastic pupils, staff and governors who have a positive attitude to education.
  • A happy school community where everyone feels welcome and valued 
  • A strong commitment to continuous professional development and equal opportunities.

To arrange an appointment to visit our school or for more information regarding this post and an application form, please contact the school direct. Please contact Mrs Samantha Willshaw, School Business Manager, via email; 

Our School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments made are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. If shortlisted, you will be required to disclose relevant information regarding criminal history and an on-line search will be conducted.? This includes only information publicly available on-line.  

We promote equality, diversity and inclusion and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

This role is based in the UK. Employment is conditional on confirmation of the right to work in the UK  - either as a UK or Irish citizen, under the EU Settlement scheme or having secured any other relevant work visa. If you do not have the right to work in the UK and the role does not meet eligibility for sponsorship, please consider carefully whether you meet the eligibility to apply.




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